The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 70 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 256 222 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.41% 3.29% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.67% 7.41% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 215 183 265
Average salary £34,750 £31,797 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3338 2997 3406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.44% 44.48% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2723 2531 2931
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 162 £34,500 -9.21% 34
Cheshire -23 62 £37,000 +34.05% 11
Merseyside +8 15 £32,500 -43.47% 2
Cumbria +4 11 £62,500 +165.95% 3
Lancashire -10 6 £28,750 +17.34% 2
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 379 (72.47%) VMware
2 372 (71.13%) Windows
3 278 (53.15%) Microsoft
4 244 (46.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 211 (40.34%) Active Directory
6 172 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 164 (31.36%) XenApp
8 163 (31.17%) Cisco
9 160 (30.59%) Hyper-V
10 155 (29.64%) MS Exchange
11 149 (28.49%) ITIL
12 142 (27.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 137 (26.20%) SAN
13 137 (26.20%) MS Excel
14 126 (24.09%) XenDesktop
15 119 (22.75%) Citrix Certification
16 118 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 104 (19.89%) SQL
18 99 (18.93%) CCA
19 96 (18.36%) MCSE
20 93 (17.78%) NetApp
21 84 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
22 77 (14.72%) WAN
23 76 (14.53%) MCITP
24 73 (13.96%) HP
25 72 (13.77%) Windows 7
26 70 (13.38%) LAN
27 68 (13.00%) IIS
28 67 (12.81%) Finance
29 66 (12.62%) vSphere

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 155 (29.64%) MS Exchange
2 68 (13.00%) IIS
3 63 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (8.03%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.93%) Lync
6 29 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.76%) TPMS
10 3 (0.57%) Site Server
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 137 (26.20%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.12%) MS Office
3 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Revit
5 1 (0.19%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.40%) Office 365
2 5 (0.96%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (26.20%) SAN
2 77 (14.72%) WAN
3 70 (13.38%) LAN
4 60 (11.47%) Firewall
5 51 (9.75%) NAS
6 45 (8.60%) NetScaler
6 45 (8.60%) DNS
7 39 (7.46%) DHCP
8 30 (5.74%) VoIP
9 29 (5.54%) VPN
10 27 (5.16%) iSCSI
11 24 (4.59%) TCP/IP
12 21 (4.02%) VLAN
13 16 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.53%) Unified Communications
16 8 (1.53%) Internet
17 7 (1.34%) Network Security
18 6 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.57%) MySQL
7 2 (0.38%) OLAP
7 2 (0.38%) Ingres
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
General
1 67 (12.81%) Finance
2 15 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.68%) Retail
3 14 (2.68%) Marketing
4 9 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (0.76%) Banking
6 3 (0.57%) Law
6 3 (0.57%) Greek Language
6 3 (0.57%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (17.21%) Support Engineer
2 87 (16.63%) Analyst
3 65 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (9.56%) Consultant
5 49 (9.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 46 (8.80%) Citrix Engineer
7 36 (6.88%) Citrix Support
8 34 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 30 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (5.74%) Server Engineer
10 27 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
11 26 (4.97%) Server Support
12 22 (4.21%) Citrix Consultant
12 22 (4.21%) Windows Support Engineer
13 21 (4.02%) Server Support Engineer
13 21 (4.02%) Windows Server Engineer
14 20 (3.82%) Service Analyst
14 20 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 17 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.34%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) EDI
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.40%) Blackberry
2 15 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.91%) FlexPod
3 10 (1.91%) User Experience
3 10 (1.91%) Thin Client
3 10 (1.91%) Fat Client
4 9 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.34%) Clustering
6 6 (1.15%) CLARiiON
6 6 (1.15%) iPhone
6 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (0.96%) EqualLogic
7 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.96%) CMDB
8 4 (0.76%) Replication
8 4 (0.76%) FMCG
9 3 (0.57%) NHS
10 2 (0.38%) GIS
10 2 (0.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 372 (71.13%) Windows
2 172 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (13.77%) Windows 7
6 43 (8.22%) Linux
7 35 (6.69%) UNIX
8 31 (5.93%) Windows XP
9 25 (4.78%) Windows 2000
10 22 (4.21%) AIX
10 22 (4.21%) Windows 8
11 21 (4.02%) VMS
12 16 (3.06%) Solaris
13 11 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.96%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.49%) ITIL
2 42 (8.03%) Service Delivery
3 38 (7.27%) Change Management
4 32 (6.12%) Migration
5 31 (5.93%) Project Management
6 25 (4.78%) Problem Management
7 24 (4.59%) Change Control
8 23 (4.40%) Line Management
9 22 (4.21%) Service Management
9 22 (4.21%) Incident Management
10 20 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 19 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (3.06%) Information Security
14 14 (2.68%) Test Scripting
15 11 (2.10%) Asset Management
15 11 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (1.91%) PRINCE2
16 10 (1.91%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.89%) SQL
2 32 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.25%) VBScript
4 16 (3.06%) C
5 11 (2.10%) C#
6 10 (1.91%) C++
7 8 (1.53%) VB
8 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.76%) Perl
9 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 142 (27.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (22.75%) Citrix Certification
3 99 (18.93%) CCA
4 96 (18.36%) MCSE
5 76 (14.53%) MCITP
6 61 (11.66%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (11.09%) CCNA
8 55 (10.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 47 (8.99%) Degree
10 45 (8.60%) MCSA
11 44 (8.41%) MCTS
12 29 (5.54%) MCP
13 28 (5.35%) Security Cleared
14 25 (4.78%) SC Cleared
15 22 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (2.87%) NCIE
17 10 (1.91%) NCDA
17 10 (1.91%) CCNP
17 10 (1.91%) CCEA
18 9 (1.72%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.88%) SLA
2 24 (4.59%) QA
3 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) GMP
5 2 (0.38%) GLP
System Software
1 244 (46.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (40.34%) Active Directory
3 164 (31.36%) XenApp
4 160 (30.59%) Hyper-V
5 126 (24.09%) XenDesktop
6 66 (12.62%) vSphere
7 33 (6.31%) XenServer
8 32 (6.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 25 (4.78%) Terminal Services
10 23 (4.40%) VMware ESX
11 17 (3.25%) MetaFrame
12 15 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.15%) NFS
14 6 (1.15%) Xen
15 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.57%) vCloud
17 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
18 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (5.93%) SCCM
2 21 (4.02%) SCOM
3 20 (3.82%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.15%) WSUS
4 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.96%) Netcool
5 5 (0.96%) Nagios
6 4 (0.76%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) DameWare
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 379 (72.47%) VMware
2 278 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 163 (31.17%) Cisco
4 93 (17.78%) NetApp
5 73 (13.96%) HP
6 40 (7.65%) EMC
7 38 (7.27%) Dell
7 38 (7.27%) Symantec
8 31 (5.93%) AppSense
9 29 (5.54%) Oracle
10 20 (3.82%) IBM
11 18 (3.44%) McAfee
12 16 (3.06%) Sophos
13 13 (2.49%) Apple
14 12 (2.29%) SAP
15 11 (2.10%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.10%) Fujitsu
15 11 (2.10%) Veeam
15 11 (2.10%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.72%) Juniper
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